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marc ginsburg. appreciate the update. >>> a major green light from the energy department for oil and gas. believe it or not, it calls for more drilling here, more exports of our own resources, drill, drill, drill. we will have the details next up. and don't forget, free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity. just look at the energy industry, what is happening there, if government would just take its paws off it. if we want to improve our schools... ... what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. sponsored report gave a full endorsement that more liquid natural gas exports will help our economy and more shale oil and gas production will make us energy independent. question, will the epa keep its snout out of this great breakthrough energy process? here now to tell us is john hoffmeister. john, what's this t
, on health care, on energy. that doesn't mean that we need to become scandinavian. we are more free wheeling, more willing to take risks. but how do these companies in scandinavia make investments in health care. that's after all what helps people succeed no matter where they come from or how poor they are. the truth is, scandinavian countries are fulfilling a huge part of the american dream better than america these stays. now thankfully, we are still an innovation power house and we need to spend more on research and development rather than cutting those budgets. and perhaps we need to target some of our innovative thinking towards restoring the american dream of equal opportunity. that would be a truly american solution to an american problem. we'll be right back. up next, a perfect example of american innovation, have we found a cure to cancer? yo, give it up, dude! up high! ok. don't you have any usefull apps on that thing? who do you think i am, quicken loans? ♪ at quicken loans, our amazingly useful mortgage calculator app allows you to quickly calculate your mortgage payment based
business with key sectors in the iranian economy, with energy and ship building and shipping and the ports, this amendment that would shut down businesses that are involved in sectors which fund the proliferation activities of iran and that regime is crucial. in addition, the amendment is going to prohibit business with all designated persons connected to the iranian government. it bans trades and commodities used in these key sectors and used to stop iran from receiving payment in gold or using oil payments in local currency then to buy gold and we have to stop an effort to water down these sanctions. i say that because i remember the votes in the past. i remember our effort on the central bank. it was only because we got unanimous votes because we got so much support that we were able to deploy those. but let me add that there is another portion of the amendment here that targets the regime for their human rights abuses. and i think one of the areas where we've been short, for those of you who have talked to to those in the prison there and experienced the torture, who have seen the murd
. with respect to health care costs and energy costs. and then i think it will create the conditions under which businesses will be able to create a renaissance of american competitors. i think that is a brilliant agenda. i think we have agreed that as the distinguished alumnus of harvard said washington as a town with northern charm and southern efficiency. let's assume we go through the fiscal cliff. immigration, corporate tax reform, and investments. emigration, you're not doing the dramatic. vietor due to comprehensive immigration but we did not have a chance to do it. both wings cayman decided it would sabotage it. maybe republicans learned the lesson but i am not sure how much of a lesson. the way that was financed was through the corporate tax increase but there -- that had people on both sides will in to work with the white house and congress. when you talk about infrastructure spending and investments in things we have done with nih, all the talk now is about death. >-- how do you do what the ambitious and admirable the agenda envisions? >> will have the discussion of the debt ceiling a
. it takes no time and energy by the filibustering senators, and the public cannot see it and weigh in and say it's unacceptable you are paralyzing the senate, so we will change how we vote in the next election or weigh in on the issue and urge their senator to say enough of that. join the vote and let's get on with the disclose act. let's get on with the president's jobs bill and so forth. >> in terms of getting on with the president's jobs bill is not top on some gop agendas, but when we talk about reform in terms of washington and politics, this is the same argument we were talking about this during the break, that is -- it is bandied about over redistricting. when you are on top, you want control. when you are not, then you want reform. >> no, that's exactly right. >> at the end of the day maybe you do have to use the nuclear option to get anything done for the long game. >> this would be a very good thing to do, but i just have to take a step back because i'm of the opinion that really what this is about -- i mean, you know, mitch mcconnell, harry reid, very smart, have shrewd
coined a new phrase, saudi america for america's projected energy boom over the next decade. a report from last month says the u.s. is expected to unseat saudi arabia as the world's top oil producer by 2020. huge implications for foreign policy and how we do business. it's really been an interesting development in the oil patch. >> it will be really nice to talk about something other than the fiscal cliff. i will say that. >> jobs. that's right. >> 25 minutes past the hour. the republican party needs some new younger blood say some pundits. are these the new leaders of the gop, paul ryan, marco rubio, could they already be on the campaign trail? bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious. we'll uncover opportunities, find hidden risk, and make success a reality. bny mellon wealth management to provide a better benefits package... oahhh! [ male announcer ] it made a big splash with the employees. [ duck yelling ] [ male announcer ] find out more at... [ duck ] aflac! [ male announcer ] ...forbusiness.com. ♪ ha ha! progresso. in what world do
and development and energy. these are things that are central to our ability to grow the economy, to prepare people for the economy. >> it's such a small part of the budget. >> i understand. but you see, here's what's going on. there are two kinds of approaches to this. the one approach says we've got this deficit problem, and we want to address it. the other is the norquist approach, which is really more about reducing government to its irreducible core. and that is an indiscriminate sort of slashing. that's the wrong path for the country. and that's the path we can't take. >> things have changed so much since i was there. you talk about discretionary versus mandatory. when i was there back in the '90s, you could actually go after discretionary spending and move towards a balanced budget. we're way past that now. you're talking about 11% for domestic discretionary spending. that means everything, outside of defense, outside of medicare, outside of medicaid, outside of social security. that's about 85% of the budget. >> and we just made some pretty deep cuts last summer. >> right. so when yo
at a cost? there is much to admire about scandinavia. on ed kalgts, on health care, on energy, but that doesn't mean we need to become scandinavian. we are more individualual lis tick, free-wheeling, ready to take risks. americans don't need to stop being american, but why not look at how these countries in scandinavia make investments in health care, early education, and all of these things create greater opportunity. that's what, after all, helping people succeed no matter where they come from or how poor they are. the truth is scandinavian countries are fulfilling a huge part of the dream better than america these days. thankfully we're still an innovation powerhouse and we spent to spend more on research and development rather than cutting the budgets and perhaps we need to target some of our innovative thinking toward restoring the american dream of equal opportunity. that would be a truly american solution to an american problem. we'll be right back. up next, a perfect example of american innovation. have we found a cure to cancer? presenting androgel 1.62%. both are use
: this is a tough energy and now have you shortened it. in your get do you think a deal will be made? >>guest: i do. i'm not too worried about the parliamentary procedure because you can all override that but it does lend urge answer to it. i find it hard to believe we are going to push everything over this cliff just -- i think the markets will react. you know we more about that, than i do. without that we are staying at things and seeing businesses and early sell of stocks to get money and dividends and taking the money and run now. what i would like to see, and why mean to be too partisan when i say this but i am clearly partisan, why not do what ronald reagan did? why not do what public pick -- bill clinton did, call the men and women over to the oval office. i would like to see, look, we are going to sit here until midnight and we will lay things out and we will be able to come out and stand before the american people and say we have reached an agreement. the approval ratings would go from now at 10 percent or 11 percent, below journalists of all things, of all things, and --. >>neil: that mak
energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. >>> we'll hear from an eyewitness close enough to the gunman to admit "i am the shooter." >>> a provocative act, north korea launches a rocket overnight. is this a coverup for a ballistic missile program? >>> house republicans give president owe pa ma a counter offer on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. will it be a compromise the president can agree with? >>> an asteroid buzzes right between the earth and the moon. the question is, how did it get past astronomers? >> it's wednesday, december 12th and "starting point" begins right now. good morning, welcome, everybody. our team, deepak chopra, the author of "super brain, unleashing the superpower of your mind." i'd like to maximize my health, h
supported huge subsidies for agribusiness and big energy companies. democrats did, too. they passed fabulous increases in medicare prescription benefits for the elderly. didn't raise a penny to pay for them. they advocated policies that led to the crash of 2008 -- so did democrats. today, we're $16 trillion in debt. and they are boasting that they haven't raised taxes in 22 years. what's that about? >> it's certainly not conservatism. it's not rational. and it's not adult. you know, when you create a program, you make a decision. you say, "i think we should conduct this war. i think that we should expand our security apparatus at home. i think that we should provide this additional benefit." then you pay for it. you vote to do it. and then you say, "here's what it's going to cost." and you pay for it. you know, republicans may complain about the federal debt, but they're as responsible as the democrats for the debt being as large as it is. and once you have already done that, then you have an obligation to pay it down. you know, so the idea that what you're going to do is say -- you know, "w
energy which i think it's a love story and the high refined level, a divine line that you or i wouldn't be able to appreciate. they had this union, i suppose, where they circled each other, he observed her and she observed him. when she died at the age of 24 on april 17, 1680, immediately after her death her body was transfigured and there are a two witness accounts which were part of her cause, she has already passed away at 24 and a recluse and only had a couple female friends that knew her really well, and she started affecting substantial yours, women in childbirth and that sort of thing and would apply dirt to her grave for pieces of her clothing and burner garments and make tea out of it and drink it, these miracles kept up until about 1760 when the english took canada back or took canada from the french and everything ceased, the jesuits were exelled, they were really suppressed and came back in 1840s and in the 1840s discovered her, had some of the manuscripts out of the archives and rekindled this interest in her and she started affecting yours. the miracle that prompted the
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this coalition -- those who are not here today have brought here together to try to inject some energy at the right place at the right time. next up here will be senator sam nunn, a longstanding chairman at -- of senate armed services, who understands our national security as well or better than anyone i have ever worked with. [applause] >> first, thanks to pete peterson for getting this group together and for so much else. and what the peterson foundation has done in terms of bringing attention to the fiscal challenge we face and mobilizing support for a rational and sane and fiscal policy. second, admiral mullen, thank you for your tremendous leadership, both in military and as a citizen in recent months. you have led the way in your statement that basically the biggest risk that we have to national security is our debt and our unsustainable fiscal policy is one that i totally endorse and agree with. i commend you for making it. your impact is very powerful. that is really my first point. my second point is that even if we avoid the short-term debt crisis, the so-called cliff, and i
for fiscal responsibility and also been terrific with the state's energy industry, agriculture sector and even tourism. like many of his nebraska constituents, ben's an avid hunter and fisher and outdoorsman. but, mr. president, just as a sideline, one of the things we learn as little kids and as we get older it's something we also must adhere to, and that's not be envious. envy isn't something that is becoming of a human being, especially an adult. but i think if the truth were known, many, many senators would be very envious, as i am, and i would even think the presiding officer, about that hair of ben nelson's. i mean that is a mop of real hair. it's often that people call his office, e-mail his office, they believe he has a toupee. it's his hair. he'll pull it for you any time just to show it that it's real. he has hair like a 15-year-old, mr. president. and so, i have to acknowledge i am a little envious of his hair. and i think it's the truth for now. my wife has said on many occasions she really likes -- tells me all the time how handsome pat leahy is and so glad he doesn't do
're going to have debates over carbon and we'll have debates over energy self-sufficiency that are different than those over the past four years. >> all of those issues, hillary clinton will come out on top, because she has been a strong advocate for climate change, for many values americans support today. >> here's carville and newt gingrich on what would happen if she decides to run. >> the democrats want her to run. don't just mean a lot of democrats. i mean a whole lot of democrats. like 90% across the country. we just don't -- we just want to win. we think she's the best person. >> she's very formidable as a person. is a very competent person. she is married to the most popular democrat in the country. they both think it would be good for her to be president. that makes it virtually inpossible to stop her for the nomination i think. >> all right, donna, you said other democrats would challenge her. like who? >> well, look, vice president biden may be interested in the post. governor cuomo. you have elizabeth warren.gilli. governor o'malley. look, until they know what secretary clinton w
done from immigration to energy, to education, and you've got to get through this one. not to mention what we're about to get to on foreign policy issues which will serve as a backdrop for the remainder of the term. you've got to get this done to get over that hump. you've got to think the president's focused on it which is why i remain optimistic that it may get done december 20th. >> on the sunday talk shows that you're talking about, let's just strip it down. a man in negotiations does not say to another man, you're going to cave. do you say that to another man in negotiations? and you think you're going to get him to cave? >> no, sloulgabsolutely not. >> oh, please, this is all about men. come on. first of all, a woman would never think saying that because they would lactually be much moe reasonable, and something would actually get done. but if you're going to negotiate as men, you're going to have to find a way to strategically make the other side feel whole while not destroying your own ego at the same time. i didn't understand when i watched the treasury secretary saying oh, y
need to move toward a system where we get toward energy independence. there are lots of efforts underway, including about this administration and ideas we're talking about in the campaign to do that. i'm generally supportive trying to move on all fronts in that area. i think that is generally where we need to go. >> host: speaking of the administration, i want to show our viewers what the administration and what republicans are proposing to avoid sequestration, these automatic spending cuts on the domestic side. the white house says a one-year deferral of sequestration and multiyear stimulus package. i think figures out at 50 billion. jim capretta, is that a good idea? >> guest: well i'm for defering the sequester so we can get to have the congress work on multiyear budget time frame. how that's done is, i'm, a larger debate we dpleed to talk, the big issue is entitlement spending. that is where the action is. that is where the money is. . . and 2012. i am for continuing that could i think it would put money directly in the pockets of working families. i think that actually coul
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